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Crown

the monarch.

CROWN. A covering for the head, commonly used by kings; figuratively, it signifies royal authority. By pleas of the crown, are understood criminal actions.

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Glenda' crossed the Philippines' major coconut plantations in both the Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions on the main island of Luzon, with more than 1 million trees totally felled or left crownless in the hardest-hit Camarines Sur province alone, the PCA said in a report seen by Reuters.
Even Bilbo's rhyme is a sort of riddling list of titles which all refer to the same person; he is the gold that does not glitter, the wanderer who is not lost, the crownless king (I.
Beat, beat the crownless head: Rend the cheek till the tears run red
Thou, thy race lie pale and low, Pierced by shafts of many a bow; And the falchion [broad sword] by thy side, To thy heart, thy hand shall guide: Crownless, breathless, headless fall, Son and sire, the house of Saul